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adhere to

1. To stick to a surface. The masking tape was so old that it would no longer adhere to anything.
2. To follow a plan, belief system, or course of action. If I don't adhere to a strict routine during the workweek, I usually start feeling stressed. I'm not serving pork at the dinner party because I know Richard adheres to a Kosher diet.
3. To believe in a particular idea or concept. He adheres to the belief that working long hours and staying late at the office is the only way to get promoted.

adhere to something

 
1. Lit. to stick to something. The stamp won't adhere to the envelope.
2. Fig. to follow or "stick to" a particular course of action, plan, or set of beliefs. If you don't adhere to the proper routine, you will confuse the other workers.

adhere to

v.
1. To stick or cling to the surface of something: After the fire, soot and smoke adhered to the walls.
2. To follow some law, set of beliefs, or course of action: Let's adhere to the plan we already discussed. You need to adhere to our rules very strictly if you want to join our organization.
3. To believe that some idea is true or right: Although some people are skeptical, most people adhere to the notion that our changing climate is a serious problem.
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Marchex Adhere offers a breadth of premium Web sites, across a wide range of industries, giving us the ability to reach a highly qualified audience," said Jeff Coveney, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Application Security.
These liquid fluoroelastomer products are also said to adhere to many substrates, including steel, aluminum, rigid forms of Viton, as well as most other elastomers.
Marchex Adhere for Publishers is a private label advertising platform that provides premium publishers with their own branded performance-based advertising marketplace.
They want confidence that the data Octagon helps them submit adheres to all relevant standards like SDTM, and includes a complete audit trail to comply with regulations like 21 CFR Part 11," said Dan Crawford, Octagon's Director of Data Integration and Standardization.
All of the drops flattened out completely, indicating that both fluids adhere to the coating, the team reports.
Those people who adhere to the snow clearing rule generally, followed it in this storm, he observed, and those that violate the rule generally, did it here, said Margulies, who is also a Manhattan apartment dweller.
Specifically formulated to adhere to Gorilla Wrap, Seal-It enhances the building envelope by tightly sealing housewrap seams and window and door enclosures.
He says AlphaGary just came up with a formulation that bonds well to ABS and is continuing to develop materials that adhere to nylon 6, 66, and 11.
The Master's College is a private four-year fundamental Christian college in Santa Clarita that requires its 850 students, when they enroll, to adhere to the standards the school has established - whether the student is on or off campus.
To help ensure the on-time, trouble-free delivery of fuel oil, it is wise to adhere to the following guidelines:
In addition, many people fail to adhere to diets that require them to substantially change their eating habits, so dietary goals might be better achieved with a diet that permits more familiar foods, such as quick-service meals, the researchers said.
As an extrusion coating, EnBA has been tested on various substrates and shown to adhere as well as or better than LDPE, EMA and EVA.
In trials with eight volunteers, the researchers tested mockdrugformulations containing a commercially available polymer --either Carbopol-934 or Polycarbophil--that had been shown in animal studies to adhere to the mucous lining of the stomach.
This course teaches you the ethical standards that govern honest and fair business conduct, the different types of anticompetitive conduct that violate US antitrust law, the guidelines for avoiding insider trading, and the rules to which management and employees must adhere to avoid conflicts of interest with the company.
Remote and virtualized access to applications creates another level of exposure when striving to adhere to regulatory policies," said Kurt Johnson, vice president of corporate development, Courion.